National Award-winning film director Ashraf Shishir’s latest film ‘Amra Ekta Cinema Banabo’, the first two part of the film has been certified by the censor board without any kind of cut. On May 16, after the film had been submitted to the sensor board, it was certified by the sensor on Sunday.
This film has been divided into eight parts by the director for screening at various cinema halls. The first two parts of the films are 2 hours 54 minutes and 2 hours 45 minutes long respectively. Slowly the other parts too will go through the censor board. The director claims that this is the longest film in the world, which is 21 hours. The director as termed this as a free length movie.
The shooting of the film started in May 2009 and lasted until May 2018. It was shot at various places of Iswardi’s Rooppur, Pakshi and on the banks of Padma with nearly four thousand artists and actors. The film has been produced by Impress Telefilm.
The film is totally black and white and tells the tales of a few people becoming revolutionaries through film in post liberation war time and how at the same time many dreams have been broken.
Regarding the film the director says, “Our lives in a small town of a small country of the third world is enclosed with darkness. The dream that we see is a little bit colored. From birth to death, people are forced to do many wrongs because of the circumstances. Alongside the movie making revolution, there is a story of an innocent man who did not even hurt a fly in his life, but at the end of the film, he killed a man for a woman whom he had never seen before.”
Raisul Islam Azad, Sumona Soma, Shadhin Khasru, Masum Aziz, Pran Roy and others have acted in the film. The music direction of the film has been given by Rafayet Newaz and Editing has been done by Sabbir Mahmud.